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    TNCN Luncheon with Director of Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office June 12

    A Luncheon Discussion with Steve Barclay Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York   Hong Kong Under Chinese Sovereignty – Success or Failure?   Monday, June 12 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CT Frost Brown Todd Law Firm The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900 Nashville, […]

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    TNCN Discusses Impact on Tennessee of Potential Trade Restrictions

    On April 7, 2017, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press discussing the impact of potential trade restrictions: “But if there were increased restriction on imports, Tennessee consumers and all U.S. consumers would see a dramatic increase in prices that would impact everyone’s wallet,” she said. “I don’t […]

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    Rhodium: Record Deal Making in 2016 Pushes Cumulative Chinese FDI in the US above $100 billion

    On December 30, 2016, Rhodium Group published their annual report analyzing Chinese investment in the US over the past year. Chinese companies invested a record $45.6 billion in the US economy in 2016. This is triple the amount we recorded for 2015 and a tenfold increase of annual investment just five years ago. Acquisitions account for the […]

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    TNCN Holds Successful China Economic Update Happy Hour in Nashville

      On June 15, 2016, TN-China Network (TNCN) successfully held its first China Economic Update Happy Hour in Nashville with sponsors Z-Ben Advisors and Frost Brown Todd. Over 25 people participated in the event from a variety of industries, including banking, consulting, legal, education, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality and tourism. The happy hour featured a short […]

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    First TNCN China Economic Update Happy Hour in Nashville June 15

    Please join TN-China Network for dialogue and networking at our first China Economic Update Happy Hour in Nashville. The Happy Hour will  feature a short presentation with Chris Powers of Z-Ben Advisors, a Shanghai-based China research and financial consultancy, on Why the China Bears and Bulls Are Both Right. Following the presentation, John Wagster, Head […]

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    Report Released on Chinese Investment in US by Congressional District

    On April 12, 2016, the National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR) and the Rhodium Group released the latest update of their annual report entitled “New Neighbors: Chinese Investment in the United States by Congressional District”. The annual report tracks investment from mainland China in the US, providing cumulative investment values, numbers of operations, and jobs […]

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    AmCham China Releases 2016 White Paper

    On April 15, 2016, the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) released its most important annual policy document, the American Business in China White Paper. Written by Chamber members, this 18th edition of the White Paper analyzes and provides policy recommendations related to China’s business environment, focusing on 20 industries, 13 cross-sector issues, and […]

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    A Trade Policy Must-Read: How a Tariff on Chinese Imports Would Ripple Through American Life

    The New York Times published an article on April 7, 2016, entitled “How a Tariff on Chinese Imports Would Ripple Through American Life“. This article should be required reading for anyone who considers imposing a high tariff on all Chinese imports to be a good idea for American trade policy. Below are some highlights: Shrinking […]

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    TN-China Network in the News this March

    On March 8, TN-China Network was lauded as the “right kind of state-China network org” in Rubicon Strategies’ popular blog, Health Intel Asia, and was extensively quoted in the March 2016 edition of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce’s Business Trend magazine. Read below for article highlights. Past clips of TN-China Network in the news can […]

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    MTSU BERC Publishes 2015 Foreign Investment and International Trade Reports for TN

    The Business & Economic Research Center (BERC) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has published in its quarterly journal a report on 2015 Foreign Investment in Tennessee as well as an International Trade Report on Tennessee. The good news is that “[b]y just about any measure, foreign direct investment into the state exceeded even the […]

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